Angela  La Franca

Angela La Franca

Saturday, May 6th, 1933 - Wednesday, December 25th, 2019
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La FRANCA, Angela (nee Guastella), age 86, of Lodi, passed peacefully on December 25, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in Misilmeri, Sicily-Italy, she lived there for 25 years before emigrating to the US in 1958. She resided in Staten Island 5 years and Garfield for 32 years before settling in Lodi 23 years ago. Angela was a dressmaker 39 years for I.L.G.W.U - Passaic Local 145 retiring in 1982 and she was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Virgin Church in Garfield and St. Joseph’s Church in Lodi. She is predeceased by her husband, Joseph in 1995, her daughter-in-law, Paola in 2015, and her siblings, Pietro and Giacinto Guastella. She is survived by her devoted son, Deacon Anthony La Franca, four cherished grandchildren, Angela M., Carmela (Michael), Joseph, and Christina La Franca, and her extended family and friends, Giacomo and Rosa Favia, Patricia Moreno, and Eileen Carlstadt. Visiting Friday 4 to 8 pm. The funeral is Saturday, December 28, 2019, arriving at the Aloia Funeral Home at 8:00 am followed by a 9:00 am mass at Our Lady of Mount Virgin Church, Garfield. Entombment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Saddle Brook. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Angela’s name to Our Lady of Mt. Virgin Church, Garfield. The La Franca family is in the care of the Aloia Funeral Home, 180 Harrison Ave., Garfield (973-340-7077). Condolences/Directions visit
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  • Visitation

    Friday, December 27th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, December 27th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Aloia Funeral Home
    180 Harrison Avenue
    GARFIELD, NJ 07026
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  • Service

    Saturday, December 28th, 2019 | 9:00am
    Saturday, December 28th, 2019 9:00am
    Our Lady of Mount Virgin R.C. Church
    188 MacArthur Avenue
    GARFIELD, NJ 07026
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  • Interment

    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Outwater Lane and Westminster Place
    SADDLE BROOK, NJ 07663
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Michael Manicone

Posted at 08:31pm
Dear Deacon Anthony,
We send our sincere sympathy to you and your family on the passing of your beloved mother.
May she Rest In Peace.
Yours truly,
Michael and Maria Manicone

Franklin Steffens

Posted at 09:14pm
to the : La Franca family,

my condolences & prayers are with you always..
may Angela La Franca now go to her eternal rest with all the angels & saints.
we ask this through Christ Our Lord, who is filled with the holy spirit,
Amen !!

br franklin steffens
st michaels council 2861
lodi n.j.

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Posted at 02:57pm
We were saddened to hear about your mother's passing. Our deepest condolences to you, Joseph, and your family during this difficult time.
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